Community Impact

A colorful and healthy assortment of fruits and vegetables arranged in the shape of a heart

Delicious Medicine: UConn Extension and Danbury’s Food Farmacy

UConn Extension nutrition experts are helping hundreds of shoppers use food as medicine and learn about healthy cooking

Dr. Linda Sprague Martinez

Health Disparities Institute Leader on a Community Mission to Make Change

In this Q & A article Dr. Linda Sprague Martinez shares how much more we still have to learn from our community members to address pressing public health issues like health inequity.

Connecticut’s Only Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Center Launches

New, collaborative PCD Center at Connecticut Children’s and UConn Health is advancing diagnosis and treatment for children and adults with the rare genetic condition.

A family on a bridge trail looking out into nature.

Ask UConn Extension: Tips to Stop Bugging Out on the Trails

Enjoying Connecticut's trails doesn't have to include a bite from ticks, mosquitoes, or stinging insects

Flowers spring up around a pile of coal. (iStock Photo)

Ask UConn Extension: Getting an Early Start on Spring Gardens

Experts from UConn Extension's Master Gardener team share words of wisdom to enhance your green thumb

Army ROTC cadets work during an exercise on the second day of the Combined Field Training Exercise (CFTX) at Fort Devens.

UConn Army ROTC Training – Both in the Forest and Classroom – Prepares Students for Future

'There are very few people who aren’t interested in the things I’ve done. I mean, rappelling out of a helicopter, that’s just a good conversation starter'

Joan Munroe portrait at lobby front desk

‘I Still Have Something to Offer This World’

UConn Health celebrates its volunteers

An aerial view of students wearing cap and gown posing for Commencement photos at the gateway sign

UConn Provost Announces Awards for Excellence in Community Engaged Scholarship

The Provost’s Awards for Excellence in Community Engaged Scholarship (PAECES) recognize scholarly activities that integrate community engagement with research, creative work, and teaching

Alexandra Blas (right) mentors high school students through Natural Resources Conservation Academy's (NRCA) Difference Maker Mentors. (Contributed Photo)

CAHNR Senior Supports Community Environmental Projects Through Mentorship

Participating in the Difference Makers Mentor Program allowed senior Alexandra Blas to learn about environmentalism and her love of near-peer mentoring

Osman Dar speaks to audience at One Health conference

CAHNR One Health Initiatives Addressing Human, Animal, and Environmental Issues

From a unique, university-wide conference to new curricula and innovative research, CAHNR is leading efforts in One Health approaches at UConn